Monday, April 8, 2013
The former Wildcat wide receiver is hoping to be drafted into the NFL.
Former Arundel High wide receiver Alec Lemon recently worked out with the Buffalo Bills as he looks to be drafted by an NFL team, the Baltimore Sun reported. Lemon, a Crofton native who set records at Arundel and went on to a successful four-year stint at Syracuse University, conducted a private workout with the Bills on Sunday, according to the Sun. Lemon hopes to be among the wide receivers selected to the pros. He was invited last month to the NFL combine and earned good reviews for his effort in the 40-yard dash, among other drills. See also:
Monday, February 25, 2013
The former Arundel wide receiver was among the top performers in the 20-yard shuttle run.
Former Arundel High wide receiver Alec Lemon made his case to NFL scouts over the weekend, performing well in a series of drills to test speed, agility and strength. Lemon placed 15th among all wide receivers in the 20-yard shuttle run, finishing the drill in 4.29 seconds. Analysts also said his 40-yard dash time of 4.59 seconds was fast enough for NFL consideration. Lemon is expected to be a draft in April in the middle-to-late rounds. He set many state records while at Arundel and recently completed a strong career at Syracuse University. Here's a look at Lemon's performances at the combine: Bench press - 7 reps. 40-yard dash - 4.59 seconds. Broad Jump - 112 inches. 3-Cone Drill - 7.04 seconds. 20-yard shuttle - 4.29 seconds. See …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The former Arundel High wide receiver is considered a top NFL prospect.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Alec Lemon, a 2009 graduate of Arundel High and standout at Syracuse, could be drafted into the pros.
Updated: (Friday, 5:55 p.m.)—When Arundel High football fans saw Alec Lemon play, they often commented that they were seeing a potential NFL wide receiver in action. Four years after setting records at Arundel, Lemon is now a top NFL prospect after a successful run at Syracuse. NFLDraftZone reported Friday that he has received an invite to the NFL combine. Lemon set a Syracuse record with 70 receptions in 2012 and has 2,589 receiving yards in his career, the second-most in school history. He is considered one of the best wide receivers exiting college, with many prognosticators suggesting he'll be a late-round pick in the NFL Draft. He'll be in action this Saturday in the Senior Bowl, a showcase for some of the best college talent …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Mustangs took advantage of three red zone takeaways to hang on for a 36-28 win.
The Meade High Mustangs took a big step forward as a program Friday night, outlasting rival Arundel High 36-28 to advance to the Class 4A East regional final. Meade, which lost to Arundel 40-8 earlier in the year, took advantage of three big takeaways in the second half—including two interceptions near the end zone—to hand Arundel its only loss of the year. Meade will now go on to play Old Mill for a shot at the state final four. Not bad for a team that had just one other winning season since 2001. "For me it's just another stepping stone of where we need to be, but for the kids, it's a monkey off their back, I know that," said second-year head coach Rich Holzer. "They've been losing to them for so long. I'm happy for these kids." …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Arundel football, volleyball and girls soccer teams will all be in action this week. Teams from Old Mill and Meade also have championship aspirations.
It does not take long to add up the combined number of losses by the Arundel football, volleyball and girls soccer teams. The teams have nothing but wins on the season, and continue their quest for state championships this week in the playoffs. The volleyball team begins its quest for a third straight regional title when it opens the playoffs Monday at 6 p.m. against Leonardtown. The girls soccer team will host South River in the regional final on Tuesday at 5 p.m. A win would place them in the state final four. The football team is 10-0 and will host local rival Meade High, which qualified for the playoffs after beating Broadneck last week. With a win, Arundel would face the winner of the game between Old Mill and South River. For the …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The Wildcats continued their winning ways behind four touchdown passes by Jack Gordon.
The Arundel High football team moved to 9-0 on the season Friday night with a convincing 55-20 win over Chesapeake High. The win guaranteed a top regional seed for the Wildcats in the MPSSAA playoffs in two weeks. The Wildcats trailed 13-7 in the first quarter, but scored 27 unanswered points to take control. Arundel quarterback Jack Gordon completed 10 of 11 passes, four of which resulted in touchdowns. Aaron Lewis-Cenales caught two touchdown passes from Gordon. Aaron Snyder scored twice for the Arundel defense, returning a fumble and an interception for touchdowns in the second half. Arundel will wrap up its regular season at Southern High on Friday night.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Jack Gordon and Cooper Hibbs each threw for three touchdowns, as Arundel kepts it perfect record intact.
The Arundel High Wildcats continued their unblemished season on Thursday night, trouncing the Severna Park High Falcons by a score of 48-6. Jack Gordon and Cooper Hibbs each threw for three touchdown passes, and Gordon also added 66 yards rushing. The Arundel defense kept Severna Park (3-5) to just 146 yards of total offense, led by Evan Jones with 8.5 tackles. Five different receivers scored for Arundel (8-0) which recorded a combinded 270 passing yards. Gordon hooked up with Aaron Lewis-Cenales on a 3-yard strike and an 11-yard strike for the first two scores. He also scored on a 6-yard run in the third quarter and connected with Jordan Stewart on a 22-yard touchdown. Hibbs threw touchdowns to Tyler Young, Devon Hawkins and James …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The girls soccer and volleyball teams keep winning, and the football team is atop the regional standings.
The fall high school sports season is winding down, and several teams from Arundel are poised for deep playoff runs. Here's a look at the latest results from the Wildcat teams. -- Volleyball — The girls continued to roll with a sweep of South River on Monday evening. The team, which reached the state final last year, has not lost a match all year. The Wildcats play Chesapeake on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Girls Soccer — The Arundel girls beat South River 1-0 in overtime on Monday to remain unbeaten on the season. The team finishes up the regular season at Chesapeake on Wednesday. Game time is 5 p.m. Arundel has given up just two goals all season. Boys Soccer — It's been a tough year for the boys, who fell 1-0 to South River on Monday. The …
Monday, October 15, 2012
This week's big news events include a tour of new construction in the area, plus the latest meeting on school redistricting in Crofton.
County Council Meeting When: Monday, 7 p.m. Where: 44 Calvert St., Annapolis Details: The council will take up a measure regarding a $5 million gap in school funding. In short, the state says the county fell short of maintenance of effort requirements. The council though the issue had been taken care of. Read our summary of the issue to get caught up. Crofton School Redistricting Meeting When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: Crofton Elementary School Details: The committee charged with finding ways to reduce overcrowding at Nantucket Elementary School will vote on a recommendation to redistrict the schools in the area. (Check Patch later Monday or Tuesday for a detailed breakdown of the proposal, which is also available by clicking here.) Tour …